Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 43° 6.006′ N, 74° 16.658′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on Riceville Road, 0.2 miles south of Knoll Rd. - 2nd Ave. Ext.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burying Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Solomon Woodworth (approx. half a mile away); Riceville Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. ¾ mile away); Woodworth Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); Anthonyville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Amasa Stephen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
Regarding Rice Homestead. This old home today has become the headquarters and museum for the Mayfield Historical Society, where a number of events take place throughout the year. The home was built by Oliver Rice after the American Revolution. Oliver had been a veteran during the Revolutionary War. It has remained in the Rice family until it was recently procured by the Mayfield Historical society and it is being restored as one of the town's old 18th century homes.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Riceville Cemetery is about a mile south of the Rice Homestead.
Also see . . . Oliver Rice at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Additional keywords. Riceville
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,123 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on September 10, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 7. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 8, 9. submitted on September 24, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 10. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.